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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Aislinn claim that she is if Wulfgar won't marry her?
2. Why does Aislinn suddenly turn angry at Wulfgar?
3. How many dresses does Aislinn have at the end of the day due to the tailors and seamstresses working all day?
4. Why are Wulfgar's men acting sad and listless around the house?
5. Why does Wulfgar say he has been gentle with Gwyneth up to this point?
Short Essay Questions
1. When is the joust held and how does Wulfgar spend the morning preparing?
2. How does Wulfgar come around to accepting Bryce as his own son?
3. What position does Wulfgar offer to Kerwick?
4. What angers Aislinn about Wulfgar's attending a party all night?
5. What has Wulfgar done recently that he thinks should show Aislinn how he feels about her?
6. What arguments does Aislinn give for not wanting to attend the ceremonies for William?
7. What does Wulfgar do when Aislinn tries to press him into revealing his feelings for her?
8. How does Wulfgar deal with Gwyneth who is all too anxious to talk about Aislinn's faults when Wulfgar returns to Darkenwald?
9. What is Wulfgar's response to Aislinn's news that she is pregnant?
10. What family secret does Gwyneth reveal before she dies?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe some of the settings for the story. What is the overall setting? Be sure to include geography, time period and any pertinent popular culture events. Why did Woodiwiss choose to use these places in the drama?
Essay Topic 2
The author uses more than one iteration on the concept of patience. Identify at least two characters who either embody or experience the concept of patience and then cite an example to support your answers.
Essay Topic 3
Does Woodiwiss end the book on a note of hope for Aislinn and Wulfgar or the continuance of their struggle to come to terms with the nature and origins of their relationship? Give your perspective and two reasons to support your answer.
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